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Gemini Man (2019)

 Unfortunately, everything good about this movie also serves as a reminder of everything it could’ve been.  

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Anna (2019)

For all its flaws, I will give it this:  Anna boasts the rare distinction of being bloody and boring at the same time.

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Cinemavino — Those About to Rock

This week, we screen an over-the-top 90s classic, The Rock.  We got cornball one-liners, frantic Michael Bay direction, and a wacky chase through the streets of San Francisco.

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John Wick 3: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (2019)

Third movies in the franchise are usually where all the air finally goes out of the balloon, but John Wick 3 does a great job of clearing the same bar set by its predecessors.

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Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)

gonna kick off this review with the stinging chill of full disclosure:  Pokémon is an…

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Shazam! (2019)

Freewheeling and fun, Shazam! is a game-changer for the DC franchise.

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Dumbo (2019)

ith this live action Dumbo, Tim Burton builds bigger but not bolder, broader but not better….

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Mar Vell. Two words.
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Captain Marvel (2019)

Despite its sweeping sociocultural ambition, Captain Marvel largely succeeds as robust, straightforward entertainment.  A decent origin story,…

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Mortal Engines (2018)

The makers of Mortal Engines clearly went to great lengths to render a fully three-dimensional world, only…

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Robin Hood (2018)

“Forget everything you’ve seen.”  The awkward narration that opens Robin Hood asks a tall order of…

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